Page TransparencySee More. Home. In the 1970's, the Nature Conservancy purchased the property, over 13 square miles. Longitude:-96.609 . | The Konza ecosystem contains forest, claypan, shrub and riparian communities in addition to the dominant tallgrass. Terms of Use It is set on 3,487 hectare of native tallgrass prairie. Virtual Field Trip. If you’ve never explored, you might also like an area called Cheyenne Bottoms, home of a stunning 77-mile scenic drive. Most of the remaining large-tract acreage lies in Kansas’s Flint Hills. Website Created by Mikaela Rader. Konza Prairie Nature Trail Hike Brownie Junior Cadette Senior Ambassador Join us for a guided hike on the Konza Prairie Nature Trail. Additional information will be released when available. Tallgrass prairie once covered a third of the continental US — 170 million acres, reduced now by 96 percent. Junction City Tourism; Junction City Accommodation; Junction City Bed and Breakfast; Junction City Holiday Rentals; Junction City Holiday Packages; Junction City Flights An adult female body was found at Konza Prairie Nature Trail July 22, 2020, at approximately 10 a.m. Nature Trail Loop Allow minimum of 2-hours for this 2.5-mile round trip hike. Follow the signs, be aware of your surroundings and stay on the trail. Let's Explore. Most of the tallgrass prairie was converted to cropland within just a couple of decades, making this once expansive landscape North America’s most altered ecosystem in terms of acres lost. This site was designed with the .com. Watch for the Konza Prairie sign marking the entrance. Turn Right on Konza Prairie Lane into the main entrance. The Konza Environmental Education Program (KEEP) offers educational programs for school groups. The trails are provided by K-State Division of Biology and Friends of Konza Prairie. Konza Prairie is mostly a research station so you need to stay on the trails … The Konza Prairie is a 10-15 minute drive south of Manhattan, KS. Native tallgrass prairie vegetation dominates Konza, including big bluestem grass, little bluestem grass, Indiangrass and switchgrass. Join us for a guided hike on the Konza Prairie Nature Trail. Watch for the Konza Prairie sign marking the entrance. 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